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. when you have something as prominent as libya has been in the obama administration's foreign policy, if you takes the credit for it, he can take the responsibility for it as well. >> all right, embassador bolton always good to see you. >> thank you. >> all eyes on the swing state as election day approaches. a new look at the final campaign push from president obama and governor romney straight ahead. >> and millions of us are bracing for what could be the most powerful and dangerous storm we've ever seen maybe since the hurricane of '38 that flattened rhode island and monday talk. >> it's going to be a long three days. >> we're going to make sure the river doesn't come in too high and get in the house. [ male announcer ] this is anna, her long day teaching the perfect swing begins with back pain and a choice. take advil, and maybe have to take up to four in a day. or take aleve, which can relieve pain all day with just two pills. good eye. whisuspension and agility. day with just two pills. the only trail capable side-by sides, featuring the ultimate value rzr 570. the only 4-passen
klein, author of the new york times best-seller, the amateur, all about the obama administration. good to see you. let's start with, first, the sound that we just shared with our audience. bill clinton not really performing up to bill clinton standards. he was mocking governor romney, talking about, well, i don't know about other folks, but in arkansas we would have liked president obama to have had the power to turn back the seas yesterday. i mean, it did not make a lick of sense. >> with obama himself, we have in this campaign, turned the tide back, he'll the planet, brought everybody together. it was he that made these averages comments. lou: as a candidate, as i recall. rummy mocked him in the republican national convention. there was nothing, you know, current about what he was being quoted as saying by president clinton. a contemporaneously. it was a silly, silly remark. >> it did not make any sense. a freer talking about sarcasm, who has been the most sarcastic in this whole campaign? it has been barack obama. i think he is taking a lesson from michele, his wife. super sarcastic
. this is something that the obama administration talks about a lot. the president took office, there were losing hundreds of thousands of jobs at the end of the bush administration into the obama administration. and now the fight has been, the political fight has been over the durability of the recovery and jobs since then. when you go to the right of that chart you can see we have been adding jobs now for two years but we haven't been adding necessarily enough jobs to every month keep up with the increase of people in the working-age population, and to recover all of those jobs that had been lost. so that's where we stand right now. 125,000 jobs is the forecast for today. about an hour and a half, and 7.9% is the unemployment rate. it's the last big hurdle before the election. the last big piece of economic news for both campaigns, and for people to weigh before they make the decision on who to vote for. >> it's not just economic news. it has all the political implications. especially in the final days. that chart we've seen on the political campaign on both sides of the debate. christine, than
how the obama administration has handled radical muslim terrorists? 55% of americans say they think it was too soft. now this is a president who constantly talking about how, you know, under his administration we got usama bin laden. 55% say too soft on that. what do you think, bob? >> that is clearly the effect of the deadly attack in benghazi because foreign policy before that attack was a clear advantage for the president, but the controversy and contradictory statements coming from the administration has hurt president obama that poll reflects it. jon: there are questions too about how this president is handling the economy. right now only 45% say they approve. 52% disapprove. in october of 2010 i guess, the numbers were slightly lower for the president. i'm sorry, in terms of the disapproval number. 61%. so it is getting better, but still he is not looking too good when it comes to his handling of the economy. >> no and that is the number one issue of this election. so the fact that it is so close and those numbers are so bad for the president, actually a good sign for the pres
corporations, and encouragement of civil society actors to join in that boycott. >> the obama administration has rejected this proposal, calling it "irresponsible and unacceptable." planned parenthood has filed a new lawsuit challenging a funding ban in texas that seeks to exclude it from a program for low-income women. the texas program offers cancer and health screenings as well as birth control services to some 130,000 women, about 40% of whom are served through planned parenthood. but texas governor rick perry has sought to bar planned parenthood's involvement because the group also provides abortions. an appeals court upheld the ban last week, but on friday, a texas judge issued a temporary standing order pending arguments in a new challenge from planned parenthood. attorneys for planned parenthood said the ban is illegal because it would force texas to lose 90% of the program's funding from the federal government. a coalition of environmental groups has asked the epa to subject oil and gas extracting companies to the same emissions oversight as other energy industry sectors. the enviro
critics who say that the obama administration has bungled this before, during and after the attack? >> chris, we share the grief that mr. woods exhibited in that segment. let me say this. we are going to get to the bottom of this. the intelligence committee is going to hold hearings when we return after the election. the state department has its own investigation underway. any impartial observer who looks at what happened in benghazi would have to say this situation has been politicized. governor romney himself realizes that his actions and his reaction was unbecoming for a potential commander in chief. he has backed off those comments and that point of view in the debate this last week benghazi and libya wasn't even raised when governor romney had a chance to discuss it. we ought to be acting in the spirit of ambassador stevens and pulling together. after 9/11 and this was a terrorist attack in libya. >> chris: senator wait, wait. >> get to the bottom of what happened. >> chris: it is a legitimate issue to discuss before an election when four americans were killed and there were q
fuel to the disaster zone, sending 24 million gallons of extra gas, a welcome sign. the obama administration is hiring trucks to bring the gas to staging areas. all this is unfolding four days before the general election. president obama and governor romney fighting it out for every last vote, especially in the key state of ohio. today the latest cnn poll shows obama with a very slight edge there, but there's everything to play for. today, the last jobs report before election day was released. unemployment ticking up to 7.9%, but at the same time, 171,000 jobs were created. no surprise, both candidates reacted differently to the news. >> today, our businesses have created nearly five and a half million new jobs. this morning we learned that companies hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> he said he was going to lower the unemployment rate down to 5.2% right now. today, we learned that it's actually 7.9% and that's nine million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> mitt romney ea
. lastly, will it disrupt early voting? which is what the obama administration wanted? states like virginia or ohio? there is no storms in northeastern ohio, democratic country, as was indicated earlier, virginia, it hitsteamic area and republican arizona. it's probably a washington. it will be a three-day hiatus out of the political counter and will resume in week where we were in the beginning of the week. >> what about the romney evideneffort and how it transpid today? holding this evident to raise both funds and food stuff, and kind of, you know, talk about giving and how that played today? >> what else do you do? >> bret: right. >> a moment fraught with peril for the challenger particularly. you don't want to be accused and the press is a hair trigger when it comes to accusing romney of misusing the moment. >> bret: then he did today. >> of course, but you don't want to be accused. that is fair or unfair. >> every day i wake up for two weeks and say maybe it's frozen in stone. maybe the race is already decided. i don't know the outcome but the people who don't know who they are going t
retirees think they have been thrown under the bus by the obama administration. >> he certainly didn't protect my pension. i was just road kill, and to be kicked to the curb and out of the way. >> bruce said he and thousands of salaried delphi retirees saw that pensioned slashed and lost their health and insurance benefits as part of the deal so delphi could emerge from bankruptcy in 2009. general motors needed its biggest supplier, delphi, to be healthy. what are you fighting for right now? what do you want to see? >> the full restoration of our pension. >> he's fighting here and in washington. >> simply put, our decades of effort for the company were considered to be valueless to this administration. >> the retierees have sued to gt their pensions back, but the case is moving slowly. when they heard we were coming to town, a group of retirees and their families showed up. raise your hand if you supported president obama in the last election. raise your hand if you're supporting president obama this year. >> he didn't bail us out. he left us behind. >> i lost 40% of my pension, all
the president and the obama administration new about the deadly terrorist attack in grozny. new information on everything. federal agents offered lawmakers just after the death of ambassador stevens and three other americans. we will update you on that coming up next jon: i am jon scott. awaiting hurricane sandy's arrival in new york harbor at battery park. 50 million people expected to be impacted by the storm. here is a microcosm of it. take a look at these chairs and tables. if this were a nice october afternoon, they would be serving lunch here at the restaurant here in battery park. the proprietor is with us. he has been good enough to share his facilities with us so we can bring you these pictures. but paul, this has to be a huge disappointment to you. you are losing a lot of money today. >> absolutely. you can't fight mother nature. everyone is losing money. sales tax and others. we just have to cope with it. >> you can't fault the city for ordering the evacuation. tourists would be eating lunch on a day like today. you can't fault the city for ordering the evacuation. >> absolutely
and left that new jersey governor chris christie has said favorable things about the obama administration's efforts in those early days after hurricane sandy. republicans worried that christie saying anything favorable about obama is politically disloyal need to remember that a governor's first responsibility is to his or her state and its people. those in the media looking to determine political winners and losers in this situation should stop. we republicans ought to be proud of public officials who, like christie, are faithful to the job they're elected to do. thank you, haley barbour. thank you, alex, for picking that. >> the governor of mississippi during katrina. >> he would know. and it all stops, right, in time of crisis? >> almost two minds of that. >> why are you of two minds about that? >> on the one hand, haley barbour did go through the crucible of katrina and bonded with his state and recognized the importance of federal and state cooperation. on the other hand, the notion that haley barbour's big giant brand not having to think about politics, i'm a little skeptical of. >>
administration to seek negotiations with iran in the second term and president bush and president obama have had a very, policies very close to each other. we, both administrations wanted to deny iran a nuclear weapon. both have been willing to negotiate with iran but iran hasn't been open to that. both administrations sanction iran and threatened the use of military force should that be necessary. i think that is the proper policy. so i think there is large-scale agreement in washington that that should be the construct. if president ama is reelected or if governor romney wins the eltion, i would think it does make sense for us to have negotiations with iran. we certainly have the time and space available to do that. negotiations don't mean at all that you give away the store. negotiations mean that you try to stop them from building a nuclear weapon but try to do it by peaceful diplomatic means with a threat of force behin you. if negotiations don't succeed you always have that option of force. melissa: yeah. >> so i think it does make sense we would try to negotiate. melissa: if they pomise t
k35i7b events. u.s. government has nonemergency federal workers granted administrative leave on monday due to hurricane. president obama declared a state of emergency for the commonwealth of massachusetts as a result of hurricane sandy. u.s. federal offices in d.c. closed. philadelphia, the southeast pennsylvania transit authority, septa as its called, will suspend all services at the end of the sunday service. listening, they're not playing around, if you're in any of these areas, you need to listen to what your officials are telling us. george howell is in kill devil hills, north carolina. george, you have been out there all day. tell me how the weather has intensified. >> reporter: don, i can tell you right now we are actually getting a break in the wind. the winds are dying down a bit, but they are also shifting. we can tell that's happening, and that strong rain is backing off, but this storm continues to move to the north and it is changing hour by hour. here within the last few hours we've been in touch with emergency management officials here in dare county just to fi
of america are going to know this. that unlike the current administration, i like business because i like jobs that business creates. >> well, today mitt romney's campaigning in florida. president obama's campaigning in new hampshire. >>> tonight the des moines register will announce its endorcement in the presidential race. the last republican to earn a register endorcement was richard nixon in 1972. our colleague richard lui is joining us now. both side have been spending a lot of time and money here, right? >> oh, yes, alex. good morning to you. if time and money talks both campaigns are screaming in iowa. in five months they visited 50 times. president obama 15, governor romney 12. the catholic veep candidates truck there as well 20 times. that's a nod to the state's catholic swing vote. cash flows freely here as well. ad spending is the second highest in the country. $22 per person. florida and ohio with up to five times more electoral votes have as little as half that amount per person. now, the more they've invested the tighter the race has gotten. last month the real clear average
week about ohio. without autos, without auto manufacturing, it would be very hard to see how the obama team can continue to have excitement and emotional momentum on their side in ohio. it could very well be that the car situation and the help that this administration provided could be the stonewall. however, you look at this momentum, and mike, you follow campaigns. you follow political efforts. and when you have this kind of momentum heading into the final week, it's got to be a good feeling for the romney campaign as they look at the last eight days of where they are. >> you know, usually in campaigns, joe, you know this better than any of us sitting here because you've been on the ballot. you get an indication four, five days out that something has tipped within one campaign or another. and it's set in motion. and so you sort of know who the winner will be. that's not the case this year. i fall back on something that you keep hearing repeatedly when you're out there talking with people, that the president of the united states somehow -- well, we know how -- did himself irreparable
administrator craig fugate. more road to the white house coverage this afternoon. we are planning to bring you a rally for president obama in youngstown, ohio. of course, the president will not be there. he is in washington. joe biden will be there. live coverage starting at 3:30 p.m. eastern. the president's statement expected at 12:45 eastern. right now, a discussion on the cost of campaign 2012 from this morning's washington journal. that is the last comprehensive report we would get from the campaign, party committees, other groups. when they spend money, especially these outside organizations, they have to report every 24 hours but they have spent. the big picture is pretty well defined. host: the romney and obama campaigns are expected to raise $1 billion each. what does this say about the election? guest: is very hours but they have competitive and close. people are engaged and interested. the president's campaign in 2008 also got to about $1 billion, but altogether with the parties donations. for both of them to be there is extraordinary. host: walk us through what you're looking at in
are wondering when this comes. this is barack obama's katrina moment. for gorge bush hurricane katrina was a significant turning point in undermining his aura as you say with the public because there was a mismatch between what his administration was saying and what people could see on their television sets. so for barack obama he has got to get this right, because otherwise people will see this as political disaster and another point, you know, he has got to make sure that this isn't politicized. >> jennifer: how do you do that when you are one week before an election? >> sure. i think he has done a good job of reaching out to both republican and democratic governors and mayors. george bush -- his administration provided some help to republican governors that democratic governors didn't get. new orleans wasn't included in the federal state of emergency. >> jennifer: and james do you think, first of all that the decision to halt the campaigns, for example, that is a no-brainer, right? >> yeah absolutely. and i think particularly in the case of obama talking to f
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